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Voices
How do we stop gun violence in America?
Published May 27, 2022
Hopkins experts suggest steps the U.S. can take to address the epidemic of mass shootings in the U.S.
Q+A
The age of gun violence
Published May 25, 2022
Should access to firearms, especially the most lethal types, come with age restrictions? A Johns Hopkins researcher—and gun owner—pleads the case.
Q+A
'Heartbroken, angry as hell': Policy expert says gun reform long overdue
Published May 25, 2022
After yet another mass shooting, where do we go from here? Johns Hopkins expert Daniel Webster discusses policy changes that could make America safer
Q+A
Using his story to change the narrative on gun violence
Published May 25, 2022
Hopkins trauma surgeon and gun violence survivor Joseph Sakran calls for change after a gunman kills at least 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas
SNF Agora Institute
SNF Agora Institute welcomes new cohort of Visiting Fellows
Published May 20, 2022
The new fellows, including the first Dissident in Residence, will explore social media algorithms, political corruption, campus discourse, Black voter mobilization, and other topics
Voices
The profound effects of the war in Ukraine
Published May 19, 2022
The prolonged violence is shaking up global political alliances, driving food insecurity, and upending the lives of millions of refugees, Johns Hopkins experts said during a live briefing May 17
Gun violence
Study: More officer-involved shootings in states that dropped concealed carry permit requirements
Published May 16, 2022
"The trend of more states allowing civilians to carry concealed guns without a permit may be influencing the perceived threat of danger faced by law enforcement," says study lead author Mitchell Doucette
Commentary
'A full-throated reversal' of abortion rights
Published May 13, 2022
Health law and policy scholar Joanne Rosen discusses the legal arguments laid out in the pending 'Dobbs' decision that may prove the undoing of 'Roe'
International relations
SAIS to host U.S.-ASEAN Institute for Rising Leaders
Published May 12, 2022
Starting in 2023, the institute will bring approximately 30 mid-career public service professionals to SAIS annually for a multi-week leadership development program
Opioid epidemic
1.4 million documents released from opioid maker known for misleading practices
Published May 10, 2022
The largest acquisition of litigation documents to date is made available free to public within the Opioid Industry Documents Archive, a collaborative effort by the Johns Hopkins and the University of California, San Francisco